dyspagia

Dysphagia – Swallowing Issues In Elderly

Swallowing is a process that all of us take for granted without understanding the complicated processes lying underneath for its smooth functioning. With age the swallowing function can deteriorate leading to many eating challenges, which can in turn lead to issues like malnutrition, dehydration, weight loss and even aspiration pneumonia. It is estimated that 20 per cent of individuals over the age of 50 and…

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Managing Age-Related Hearing Loss

Managing Age-Related Hearing Loss BY DR SANJAY SUBBAIAH Age related hearing loss can often go undiagnosed in senior citizens, leading to adverse mental and physical effects.┬áDr. Sanjay Subbaiah tells us how to manage it. Age related hearing loss among elderly is a common issue and what is more common is the hearing impairment remaining under diagnosed and untreated, leading to many adverse mental and physical…